I People Than
The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park ,
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?AR NO- 59 12 ,>A('ES Associated Press WAYNESVILLE. N. t.. MONDAY AFTERNOON,.JULY 26. 1954 $SJ50 in Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
?punty had a new tax
?foid took the oath of
?before noon Saturday,
?ding Mrs. Mildred B
?esigned last week to i
?and be with her hits- I
?rd is the democrat ic
?was named to fill the
?in of Mrs. Mines,
?is morning announced
?v proceedings were
?o effect, and all per
?xe-- on personal prop
?ve their wagei g..rni
Bthe taxes were paid,
?ivs collect the ytxes;
? my orders, so there :
?ing to do. and that is
.Medford explained f
?o garnis*hee through ,
? then in other lines of
?ting to give the tax- I
?ttiee, and if they do j
?we will have no other
?att to put the garni
?to effect," he explain
is served as tax sup
e, and this morning,
gcr C. C. Francis told
re a lot of people who
bs that have not paid ?
I taxes, so go after all j
?plied: "That is what
ts Story Of
analyzed in an article
mathers, junior Sen
>rida. which appeared
i?<ue of the Atlanta
lers family is one of
Waynesville. and Scn
?s is a frequent visit
irents' summer home
jst before the Anti
forces started their
ive to oust the Reds
the article describes
lattern of penetration
res the need to com
ism on America's very
mathers stresses the'
stronger alliance of
s to develop our re-'
ilding of our common
velopment of inter
adc and raising the |
living and the culture
vv World. "The hope of
oncludes, "lies in
1 ties of economy, cul- J
urity in our hemi
e held at the month-;
the Francis Cove
i. Thursday, it has j
s Quartet, the Webb
r vocal groups will
will be taken up to
ersons in the com
| Polio campaign volunteers from
the Wavnesville and Canton chap
. tors will meet in the Canton Town
j Hall at 8 p.m/Thursday to plan an
emergency drive for additional
funds. Called by Basil O'Connor,
president of the National Founda
tion for Infantile Paralysis, the
drive is scheduled for the last two
weeks in August.
County co-chairman Max Rogers
I announced today that Dick Haynes
has been named YVaynesville area
. campaign director.
Canton campaign chairman is
Attending the meeting will bo
Robert L. Jones, state representa
tive for the polio foundation, who
will report on the condition of the
national chapter and make sugges
tions for conducting the campaign.
Last January's drive will be re
viewed by Walter Clark, past Can
ton campaign chairman. Carl Gil
lis will report on the chapter's fin
The Health Department's sani
tarians sometimes have to do some
Last week Jack Arrington jour
neyed to a farm two miles from
Lake Logan to arrange some fun
It seems that a horse was struck
and killed by lightning a week
earlier in a mountain pasture,
and was left lying where it died.
The neighbors called to com
plain and asked the Health De
partment to have the owner bury
the dead animal.
Jl'ST COMPLETED have been these highway "islands" on the new
highway where H meets the intersection of Highways 23 and 19-A
with 19 above Lake Junaluska. Islands also are nearing comple
tion on the four-lane roadway at Clyde, where a "white way" is
also to be constructed.
Maggie Valley To
Switch On Street
Lights Wed. At 6
I _ ?.
4-H To Make
Final Plans i
I For Visitors
Final plans for entertaining p
| group of 4-H Club members from
Berkshire County. Massachusetts
from August 4th through the 11th
j will be made at a meeting of the
Haywood County 4-H Exchange
Club at 8 p.m. Friday at the court
The Bay Staters are coming here
next month to return a visit made
last summer by Haywood 4-H mem- j
I Lers and their advisors. On the
1 agenda for the visitors are some of
the outstanding scenic attractions
and events in Western North Caro
The schedule planned, announced J
; recently, is:
August 4?Meet visitors at Hay
wood-Buncombe county line. Wei-;
j come at courthouse by Edwin Bry-.
! son. president of the 4-H County
j Council and C. C. Francis, chair- j
; man of county commissioners.
August 5 ? Tour of Haywood
j County, with lunch to be served j
I by women of some Home Demons-1
August 6?Trip to Cherokee, the i
Great Smoky Mountains National ;
Park, lunch on Clingman's Dome,
visit to Oconaluftec Indian Village
and the Cherokee drama, "Unto
August 7 ? Swimming in after
noon at Camp Schaub, party in the
evening given by the Haywood
County Exchange Club.
August 8 ? Church in morning,
picnic supper and vespers at Camp
Hope in the evening for all 4-11
Club members and their families.
August 9?Trip to Mt. Mitchell
and Biltmore House.
August 10 ? Tour of Champion
plant at Canton, lunch in Cham
pion cafeteria as guests of the
company, farewell party in evening
at Lake Junaluska.
Taken By Death
Mrs. William James Greene, 69,
a summer resident of Late Juna
luska for 10 years, died yesterday
morning In the Haywood County
Hospital after a brief illness.
Mrs. Greeiy was the former
Miss Faustina Alvarez, daughter of
the late Pantaloon and Frieda
Heidinger Alvarez of New York
(See Summer Resident?Page 6)
Sometime about six o'clock Wed
nesday afternoon, a master switch
will be thrown, turning on 16
street lights in the Maggie Va'ley.
The lights are a project of citi
zens of the Valley along the high
way from about the Drug Store to
Twin Broow Resort, a distance of
about a mile.
The citizens of the area are pay
ing about $600 a year for the light
service, which will burn from dusk
to daylight 365 days in the year,
a spokesman said.
Citizens and officials of Caro
lina Pawer and Light Company
will take part in the ceremony
Tuesday afternoon, as the master
switch is thrown, and the new
light lines energized.
According to officials of Caro- j
lina Power and Light Company.!
this is the first time they have
ever installed lights in an unin
corporated town under such a
A number of new poles were
installed in order to take care of
the series of lights.
New Quarters Being
Fainted For Patrol
Painters are at work today on
a small storage room in the sher
iff's office, which will be convert-;
ed into an office for the Highway
The patrol needs an office for i
some of their work, and for trans
acting some of their duties, it was
J- - . ..
Two traffic accidents were in
vestigated, by State Highway Pa
t-'oinian Harold Dayton Friday and
Saturday?one in which a car
plunged 200 feet over the mountain
west of Soeo Gap without injury
: n its two occupants.
L. II W'yatt of Mitaville told
' Patrolman Dayton that in attempt
ing to wake up his companion?
Virginia Vance of Spruce Pine?he
' lost control of his vehicle, which
rolled 200 feet before being
brought to a halt by a group of
saplings. The mishap occurred at
(4:15 a.m. Friday during a rain.
Damage to the car. which rc
i retained upright, was estimated at
between $75 and SI00.
At 7:15 a.m. Saturday. Frank
Bradley. Jr.. driving a jeep, ran
ciT the pavement, hit a ditch and
was thrown from his vehicle in the
Maggie community near the Smoky
Mountain Crafts shop lie was not
Damage to the jeep, whose lop
v as knocked off. was estimated at ,
The semi-annual meeting ol trus
tees of the Lake Junaluska Assem
bly, will he held at the lake Satur-1
Edwin L,. Jones of Charlotte, N.
president, said the 45-member
hoard will discuss the 1955 pro
gram and review plans for expan
sion. including new buildings that
have been proposed.
(See Trustees?Page 6>
Present Indications Point To
Good Crop Of County Burley
Between 13.000 anil 15.000 people
UMd recreational facilities in Pis-|
gah National Forest on Sunday, j
'1 lie Mountaineer learned today j
from Forest officials.
"This meant," according to As
sistant Hanger Brooks, "that be
tween 3.000 and 4.000 cars were in |
the area at the recreational areas.''
No accidents were reported, and
according to officials, "everyone
had a good time,"
The swimming area at the David
son River Picnic grounds was fil'ed
with swimmers, and Slide Hock was
This was the heaviest one day
of the season?ine Faurth of July
was heavier w'di 10,000 visitors
at recreational areas.
Pisgah officials said that the
tital number of visitors this year
is on a par, and perhaps slightly
higher than last year for the same
The annual Ministers' Conference
for Methodist pastors and district
superintendents of nine Southeast
ern states opened today at the Lake
!.hmaluska Assembly and will con
tinue through Friday.
A second group from throughout
Ihr South comes to the lake to
[ morrow for a three-day workshop
Ion church management. Mean
while. the Southvvide Methodist
Youth Convocation ended Sunday
night with a* commitment service
in Junaluska Auditorium. The 900
youth-and adult delegates were to
leave this morning with many state
groups journeying home in chart
i i d buses.
Dr. J. O. Smith. Spartanburg. S.
C . and Dr. R. C. Holmes, Tampa.
Ha., are co-directors of the Min
isters' Conference attended by ap
proximately 300 delegates. Dr.
Smith is president of the souths
eastern Methodist Pastors' Asso
ciation. and Dr. Holmes is presi
dent of the District Superinten
Bishop William T. Watkins of
Louisville, Ky? is to be the guest
platform speaker tonight at ? !
o'clock. Dr. Nolan B. Harmon of
New York. Methodist book editor,
addressed the group at 11 a.m. to
day and is to speak again Tuesday
(See Ministers?Page 6>
Although it's still a bit curly to
make any predictions, present in
dications are that Haywood Coun
ty's 1954 burley crop will be a
good one?possibly one of the best
in the past several years.
J C. Wells.- plant pathologist at
N. C. State College, told the Moun
taineer last week that the West
ern Carolina tobacco crop, as it ap
peared to him on his journey here
from Raleigh, generally looked
"And with the rain you've been
| getting lately, it should be very
good," he added.
Mr. Wells explained that dry
weather in July has kept diseases
\ down, but cautioned growers to be
] on guard against infestations caus
j ed by bacteria or fungus, which
j may result from the recent heavy
: rains here.
As to market prices for this
] year's crop, the N. C. State special
! ist said expected rates have not
i been disclosed, but he opined they
' will be similar to those paid in
1953. Burley prices do not fluctu
ate as much as those of other agri
cultural commodities, he comment
DR. WILLIAM S. JABAUT of
Lewisburg, W. Va., recently
named health olTicer for llay
uood County, Hill assume his
new duties here September 1. A
graduate of the University of
Virginia and the Medical College
of Virginia, the doctor recently
received his master's degree in
public health at the University
of North Carolina.
5 Editors Back Plan Of
Buchanan To Get Pigeon
River Road As Inter-State
Held Today For
T. A. Creasman
Funeral services were held this;
I afternoon in the First Baptist |
I Church lor Thomas Alfred Creas-1
man. 68 who died early Saturday |
morning in lib home on Killian
Street after a brief illness
The Rev. T E. Hobinett, pastor
of the church, the Kev. Karl H.
Brendall. pastor of the First Meth-|
odist Church, and the Rev. J. M.l
VVoodard officiated. Interment was
in Green Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were nephews, Sher
man Modford. Hubert Creasman,
Avery Morgan. It L. Hendricks,
j Virgil Lusk, and Linzie Case.
Honorary pallbearers were J W.
Ray, Dewey Stovali. .1. H. Howell,
1 Sr., J. W. Killian I,. N. Killian.
Furman Jones, Richard Haynes,
James Boyd, John Boyd. Fred
Jones, Dr. F Lancaster. Dr. R.
S. Roher-on. Dr. Tom Stringlield,
tSce Creasman?Page 6)
; Five newspaper editors of West -
I em North Carolina, in recent
| weeks have endorsed the action Of
Harry Buchanan, highway commis
sioner of the 14th district, for his
action of seeking to get the Pi
geon River Road on the inter-state
The five editors, in editorials in
their respective newspapers point
ed out that the Pigeon River is an
area project, and will serve is a
connecting link between the mid
west and the south, with the only
all-weather road, on a water-level
As the contractors are pushing
to completion the first <>.40-mile
link of the road, Buchanan is
pushing the project to get Wash
ington to place the road on the
inter-state system, and thereby b<?
eligible for available federal road
The newspapers carrying editor
ials endorsing the project includ
ed: The Mountaineer: The Canton
Enterprise, The Transylvania
Times, The Sylva Herald, and The
Don't Sit On The Sidelines,
Rollman Tells South Youth
"Have a purpose In life, don't
be content to sit on the sidelines,"
Methodist young people of nine
Southeastern states meeting at
Luke .lunaluska were told Friday
night by a Waynesville industrial
ist, Heinz W. Rollman.
Itollman. who fled his native
Germany to escape persecution at
the hands of Adolph Hitler, de
scribed his personal plan for world :
peine iti his address to the 90(1 j
delegates to the Soulhwidc Youth
Convocation and summer visitors.
"Every person should have a
plan, a purpose in life, and take
an active part in making things
happen," he told the youth group.
"For unless the people themselves
understand what is needed and
take action to do something prac
tical about the world situation, for
example, our government can do
little else hut bungle along, ham
pered by the lack of understand
ing and the complacency of the
Features of Kollman's peace
plan, which he has named "World
Construction," includes a "peace
army of three million persons who
would go abroad, not with hate
and guns, hut wjth love and re
spect to teach technical and agri
cultural skills and other practical
means to other nations so that
their underprivileged people may
lilt themselves out of their misery
The most pressing need. Roll
man said, is to stop the spread
and growth of Communism among
the underprivileged. "This would
prove with action, not Just vague
(See Rollman?Page 6)
FORT JACKSON BOUND are these three mem
bers of Waynesvllle's Company F, 5I8th Infantry
Regiment, netting typhoid Inoculations in prep
aration for attending a two-week summer c<unp
at the South Carolina military post. Left to right
are f'rtddy Wright. David Medford, Franklin D.
Shrll and Mrs. Kubye Rrvson, public health nurse
and acting head of the llaywood County Health
Hurt As He Keeps
Prisoner In Car
Sheriff Fred Campbell has a sore
thumb this morning.
Saturday night he arrested a
120-pound Indian woman at a
dance, on charges of being drunk.
The woman did not want to go to
jail, and put up a struggle. She
tried t? get out of the sheriff's car.
and as he grabbed at the door, got
his thumb pushed back, but he
kept his prisoner.
When the woman found she
could not escape, she begun to use
"vile, foul language."
This morning Justice of Peace
Johnny Ferguson gave her 30 days
in jail. There she found a com
panion. a 23-year-old woman from
lluncombe. who is serving a 90-day
sentence for breaking into a store.
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State ni*hwaj Patrol.)
nty 4-H Square Dancers
rtain 1,300 At Raleigh
i ounty 4-H Club mem
?inod an audience of
State College during
ci'k with an exhibition
l??d group?Bill Best
abtrec. T. L. Francis of
sville. Frances Emma
? Uufft and Neal Kelly
lair with little change
ire Monday and Tues
>y the State Test Farm:
Ma*. Mln. Free.
82 66 .86
82 63 .03
85 62 ?
84 62 _
of Bethel, the caller?were joined
bv Joyce Gillespie, Glendalc
Tengue and Bob Smathers of Bun
combe County and Jane Lowe of
To music played by the Chowan
Ramblers, the square dancers per
formed Friday afternoon at a talent
contest and again Friday night. A
special exhibition was also put on
for a representative of the U. S.
Rubber Co., recruiting for his
firm's "Share-the-Fun" breakfast
program' to be given at the Na
tional 4-H Club Convention in Chi-1
Haywood representatives at 4-H
Ciub Week were:
Jack W. Felmet, N'eal Kelly. Ver
lin Edwards and Edwin Bryson.
who made up the stock judging
team which placed 10th among 27
entries: T. L. Francis, district for
estry winner; Frances Emma Yates,
county winner in the dress revue;
Billy Best, who participated in the
talent contest: Bernard Ferguson
of Fines Creek, state 4-H Club to
bacco champion last year, and Gail
McClure of Saunook